7th - 8th September 2021
ONLINE VIA ZOOM
Behaviour Change Training Delivered by Dympna Pearson & Associates
Managing motivational issues is fundamental to ensuring that people initiate and maintain changes in health behaviour. Health professionals are in a strategic position to influence behaviour change. Despite this, they are not traditionally trained in the use of motivational approaches. Motivational Interviewing has been shown to be successful in healthcare settings and the challenge is now to incorporate this way of working into practice.
This training aims to enhance current practice, by exploring ways of developing and maintaining motivation to support clients with health behaviour change.
• Define motivation and motivational interviewing.
• A working model
• The evidence for this way of working.
• Key skills: Reflective Listening Skills
• Key strategies: Explore ‘Readiness’, Explore Ambivalence, Typical Day, Exchange Information, Help with Decision Making, Goal Setting.
• Integration into practice
To introduce the concept of using motivational approaches, to increase knowledge about their application in practice and to learn some of the skills and strategies involved.
By the end of the course participants should be able to:
- Define motivation and motivational interviewing.
- Describe the principles underlying motivational approaches.
- Identify the skills and strategies required to use motivational approaches.
- Demonstrate key skills required to practice motivational approaches.
- Acknowledge the complexity of this advanced behaviour change approach.
- Explore the application of motivational approaches in practice.
- Attendance Certificate: Yes
- CPD Hours: 14
Pre course requirement: Participants should have completed Behaviour Change Skills Part 1 prior to being accepted onto this course.
- Limited funded places may be available for AHP’s & Nurses working for the NHS within the East Midlands.